Nadine Waldmann

Giotto's weeping angels started my love affair with art history. Seattle, WA based.

Articles by Nadine


Love Story

Jeanne Hébuterne: Loving Modigliani – a new novel by Linda Lappin

With her dark hair, pale skin, and light blue eyes, affectionately called “noix-de-coco” (coconut) by friends, Jeanne Hèbuterne ...

Nadine Waldmann 24 May 2021

Japanese art

Wild, Practical, Erotic and Magical: The Miniature World of Netsuke

Originating in 17th century Japan during the Edo Period, Netsuke (pronounced nets-keh) are toggles that attach pouches to the traditional robes, ...

Nadine Waldmann 29 October 2020

Sculpture

Monument Women: Die Prinzessinnengruppe by Schadow

An unassuming and charming statue group, the Prinzessinnengruppe (Princess Group) 1795-1797, depicting Prussian Princesses Louise and Frederike, by ...

Nadine Waldmann 27 July 2020

Bizarre

A Great Mystery: Sanxingdui Masks

Who doesn't love a mystery? Especially an art history mystery. Made by a previously unknown Chinese kingdom, the 3,000 year old bronze Sanxingdui ...

Nadine Waldmann 1 April 2020

Museum Stories

Counting Memories, Chiharu Shiota Installation in Katowice

Counting Memories (Sept 7, 2019 - Oct 4, 2020) is a current, site-specific, large scale installation by Chiharu Shiota at the Muzeum Śląskie ...

Nadine Waldmann 6 February 2020

Cats

Maneki Neko – Those Lucky Cats (NSFW)

We've all seen those jovial, happy cat figurines in Asian restaurants and shops. Sitting upright with their raised paw, smiling face, and trademark ...

Nadine Waldmann 7 August 2020

Sculpture

Billie Bond’s Kintsugi: The Crack Is Where the Light Gets in

Kintsugi (金継ぎ translates as "gold joinery") is a Japanese art form and philosophy of repairing broken or cracked pottery with gold or silver ...

Nadine Waldmann 30 October 2019

Art State of Mind

100 Years of Bauhaus. It’s Dance Time: The Triadic Ballet

2019 celebrates 100 years of Bauhaus. Widely known for their iconic design and contributions to the art world, Bauhaus concepts also extended into ...

Nadine Waldmann 5 October 2019

Theater & Cinema

Through Scissors and Shadows: The Art and Films of Lotte Reiniger

Late one night while struggling with a bit of insomnia, I was channel surfing. I came across a stunning and hypnotic, silent, animated film that was ...

Nadine Waldmann 31 August 2019

Nature

Turquoise: Art, Culture and Myth of a Gemstone

The bright blue-green Turquoise has been valued and revered for centuries by all the cultures around the world that had access to it. Several ...

Nadine Waldmann 27 July 2019